AnyConnect: Allow ‘Local’ LAN Access
Jul22

AnyConnect: Allow ‘Local’ LAN Access

KB ID 0001689 Problem Note: This WONT WORK if you ‘force-tunnel’ or ‘tunnel-all’ remote VPN traffic, (if you are unsure Google ‘what’s my ip’ > Take note of it > Connect to AnyConnect and repeat the procedure, if your public IP address has changed to the IP address of the ASA then you force-tunnel/tunnel-all traffic). With more people remote working now, I’m getting a lot more...

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Cisco FTD (and ASA) Creating AnyConnect Profiles
Jul07

Cisco FTD (and ASA) Creating AnyConnect Profiles

KB ID 0001685 Problem A few days ago I did an article on Deploying Cisco AnyConnect with the Cisco FTD, there I glossed over the AnyConnect profile section. For a long time now, we have been able to edit the AnyConnect profile from within the firewall (if we are running ASA code!) But for the FTD we need to take a step backwards and go back to using the ‘offline’ AnyConnect profile editor. Solution Firstly you need to...

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Cisco ASA VPN Static to Dynamic IP (DHCP)
Jul01

Cisco ASA VPN Static to Dynamic IP (DHCP)

KB ID 0001683 Problem I had a call with a client last week, they are in one of my employer’s DCs, and their servers are behind a vASA. They had purchased some Meraki MX devices for their IT team who were working remotely (during the Covid-19 lockdown), and were struggling. Normally we would just suggest AnyConnect, but these guys were building new machines for  their clients, and needed access directly to the domain from their...

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Cisco FTD Deploy AnyConnect (from FDM)
Jun26

Cisco FTD Deploy AnyConnect (from FDM)

KB ID 0001682 Problem In this article I will focus on ‘Remote Access’ VPN, which for Cisco FTD means using the AnyConnect client. Ive spent years deploying this solution for ASA so it’s a product I know well. As with all things Cisco, there are a couple of things that could trip you up. Let’s get them out of the way first. If you are used to AnyConnect then you probably have the client software. It’s the...

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Cisco FTD Site to Site VPN
Jun18

Cisco FTD Site to Site VPN

KB ID 0001681 Problem While working out how to create a VPN on the Cisco FTD (Firepower 1010), I thought I might as well set it up to the Cisco ASA that I have in the Data Center on my test network. This is what I’m connecting;   Create Site to Site VPN On Cisco FTD (using FDM) Using a web browser connect to the devices FDM > Site to Site VPN > View Configuration. Create Site-to-site-connection. Connection profile name:...

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Configure Cisco FTD Port Forwarding (via FDM)
Jun17

Configure Cisco FTD Port Forwarding (via FDM)

KB ID 0001680 Problem You have a Cisco FTD device that you manage via FDM, and you would like to setup port forwarding. In the example below I will forward TCP Port 80 (HTTP) traffic from the outside interface of my FTD Device (Firepower 1010) to an internal web server on 10.254.254.212 Solution (Step 1: Create an FTD NAT Policy) Using a web browser connect to the FDM > Polices > NAT > Add.   Set the following options; Title:...

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